Editor’s note
The following abstract describes a publication that is only available as a downloadable PDF.

Developed by Montana State University Extension and the University of Wyoming
Adapted with permission

This guide is one in the Exploring Energy Efficiency and Alternatives (E3A): Small Wind Energy Applications for the Home, Farm or Ranch series. This one explains the basics of electrical consumption and small wind installation options.


  • Common myths about net metering
  • Electrical consumption
  • Net metering
  • Off-grid systems and batteries
  • Small wind turbine


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